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Super Cartan geometry and the super Ashtekar connection

@article{Eder2020SuperCG,
  title={Super Cartan geometry and the super Ashtekar connection},
  author={Konstantin Eder},
  journal={arXiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology},
  year={2020}
}
  • K. Eder
  • Published 19 October 2020
  • Physics
  • arXiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology
This work is devoted to the geometric approach to supergravity. More precisely, we interpret N = 1 supergravity as a super Cartan geometry which provides a link between supergravity and super Yang-Mills theory. To this end, we first review important aspects of the theory of supermanifolds and we establish a link between various different approaches. We will then use this gauge-theoretic interpretation and the methods of loop quantum gravity to canonically quantize this theory which preserves… 

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